Meghan Darcy in World, Human Rights
During the Canadian panel of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review, not only was Canada lambasted by Great Britain, Montenegro, and Mexico, they also received criticism from Egypt and Cuba for “racial profiling in law-enforcement action” and “racism and xenophobia.” North Korea complained about Canada’s record for “violations of the right to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression, torture and other ill-treatment, racism and xenophobia.”
Two years after flood forced them out, 2,000 residents yet to return
By: Scott Forbes
Winnipeg Free Press
In recent days and weeks, the floods of 2011 and 2012 have again been in the news and not just because key task-force reports were released on April 5, nor because of the protest at the opening of the Portage Diversion.